Tag Archives: Windsor

Is Same-Sex Marriage Unbeatable in Court?

“It’s over,” declare David S. Cohen and Dahlia Lithwick at Slate. Cohen and Lithwick have boldly claimed that same-sex marriage can no longer lose in courts. The Slate article points to eighteen cases involving same-sex issues that have been decided since SCOTUS’s … Continue reading

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Justice Scalia’s DOMA Dissent: Annotated

Justice Scalia wrote the primary dissenting opinion in the DOMA case the Supreme Court decided on Wednesday. That is appropriate. Justice Scalia is the king of the dissenting opinion. He has actually won SCOTUS’s award for Best Dissenting Opinion[1] in … Continue reading

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What Will Kennedy Do?–Same-sex Marriage Prediction Part Two

The Supreme Court should issue its ruling in the same-sex marriage cases this week, and as I explained in my previous post, eight of the nine Supreme Court Justices will likely split 4-4 along ideological lines in Perry and Windsor. … Continue reading

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The Flaw in the Republicans’ DOMA Argument

The first brief has been filed in United States v. Windsor, the Supreme Court case that will decide whether the Defense of Marriage Act, is constitutional! I know you are all as excited as I am. The brief can be … Continue reading

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